Two children killed, 2 army men injured in shoot out

Tariq Saeed

In a tragic incident two children were martyred during an exchange of fire between the security forces and the alleged terrorists in South Waziristan agency Thursday wee hours.
Eight militants were also killed and two soldiers of the Pakistan Army sustained serious injuries during the shootout.

According to reports the Security forces conducted Intelligence Based Operation in Zinghara area of South Waziristan tribal district against the insurgents challenging the writ of the state Wednesday late night.

As the militants offered resistance, a shootout between the forces and the trouble makers ensued that resulted in the killing of at least 8 eight terrorists. During exchange of fire two innocent children were also killed which the Army termed as an “unfortunate incident” while two jawaans of the Pakistan Army received serious wounds.

“Upon presence of information of terrorists in Zinghara area of South Waziristan, security forces carried out an operation.